July 16, 2015
Sutures India launches new skill lab in Bengaluru
EH News Bureau on July 16, 2015
The lab would provide training on laparoscopic surgical techniques and advanced suturing techniques in a virtual environment Sutures India’s new skill laboratory was inaugurated by Vishal Bali, Asia Head- Healthcare TPG Growth & Co Chair of FICCI Health Services Committee, Director of Sutures India. It was set up with an aim to train young PGs, interns and other surgeons on laparoscopic surgical techniques and advanced suturing techniques in a virtual environment. Aided by experienced faculty, the facility will also impart training to surgeons and gynaecologists. Welcoming the guests, YS Prabhakar, CEO, Sutures India mentioned that the company has deployed best resources and infrastructure for this facility in its Bengaluru campus to make it only one of its kind in entire Southern India and the SIPL group intends to train several doctors through this educational initiative. Bali said that such educational and skill development programmes were indeed the need of the hour. He added that practical/hands-on experience and training for young practitioners would be of immense value through their practising careers. He said, given the vast reach and reputation of Sutures India over 23 years, these training courses will soon be well sought after. The lab will host the first sessions in early August 2015.
July 10, 2015
Sutures India conducts CME programme in Bengaluru
EH News Bureau on July 10, 2015
The event was reportedly attended by 150 doctors from the city Sutures India, manufacturer and exporter of surgical sutures in India recently held a CME programme for the obstetric and gynaecological fraternity at Bengaluru. The talk was addressed by Dr Michael Stark, President of Berlin-based New European Surgical Academy. He spoke about evidence-based cesarean section and ten step vaginal hysterectomy – A modified operative technique for vaginal hysterectomy. High point of his talk centred around benefits of modified Misgav-Ladach technique and comparison of modified Misgav-Ladach technique with traditional cesarean technique. The audience debated over Dr Starks remarks on non–closure of the rectus muscle and subcutaneous fascia during cesarean and skin repair with three large sutures. The audience also debated on uterus repair in single layer vs double layer. Dr Stark also introduced his anti-cesarean section campaign. “Our aim is to make Caesarean section safer and easier for the mothers. We could not imagine that this method would become one the reasons for over-usage of Caesarean section. We strongly believe that Caesarean section should have a valid indication,” said Stark. The event was attended by 150 doctors from Bengaluru.